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Aug 9, 2013 8:00am PDT
join us along with his unlikely ally, arno michaelis, a former white supremacist. they now work together to educate young people to take a stand against violence and hate. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. encrypted e-mail service leaved to have been used by national security agency leaker edward snowden shut down abruptly thursday amidst a legal fight that appeared to involve u.s. government attempts to win access to customer information. the owner of love abit wrote -- lavabit wrote a message online saying he said he was barred from discussing the events over the past six weeks that led to his decision. he went on to write -- later on thursday, another security mail provider called silent circle also announced it was shutting down. new information has come to light about a secretive unit inside the drug enforcement the special operations division. earlier this week, reuters reveal the unit finals information from overseas nsa intercepts, domestic wiretaps, and informants to help dea agents launc
LINKTV
Aug 14, 2013 8:00am PDT
fire, egyptian forces used tear gas, helicopters, armored cars, bulldozers to clear the encampments. pro-democracy rallies are being held in bahrain and ongoing challenge to the u.s.-backed monarchy. ahead of the protest, the government sealed off entire neighborhoods and rated dozens of homes while warning activists of decisive measures. at least one major demonstration was organized or the u.s. embassy, prompting the embassy .o announce a temperate closure the sentencing hearing for army whistleblower bradley manning continues today at fort meade, maryland. manning is expected to give a statement for the first time since february and he acknowledged leaking classified documents to wikileaks, saying he wanted to show the american public the true costs of war. on tuesday, his defense attorney argued the military failed to recognize manning was suffering from mental health problems that should have triggered his removal from a war zone at the time of the leaks. the defense's case could wrap as early as today in a decision on manning sentence could immediately follow. israel has relea
LINKTV
Aug 2, 2013 8:00am PDT
the police officers had come under fire and called for air support from nato. spokespeople for the us-led international security assistance force in afghanistan provided a slightly different version of the incident to the associated press, saying the nato helicopter killed five afghan soldiers during an operation involving both international and afghan troops. they said an investigation is underway. as the u.s. army has launched a new investigation into allegations it special forces have abducted and killed afghan civilians. afghan president karzai briefly ordered a band u.s. troops in earlierince of wardak this year over claims of the abuse and disappearance of nine u.s.n prisoners read the military has denied involvement in the abductions. an afghan translator recently arrested for his alleged involvement has accused the u.s. forces he worked with of committing the abuses. the translator says he knows of three afghan civilians who were handed over to the u.s. forces alive only to later turn up dead. the united states is closing a number of its diplomatic post around the world on sun
WHUT
Aug 7, 2013 6:00pm EDT
political meetings involving three or more people and allows the use of force to clear unauthorized gatherings. the bill passed despite protests and attempts to block it by members of the ugandan government. ofcomes amidst a crackdown the previous president. president obama delivered his latest address on the economy tuesday claiming a recovery in the housing market and calling for private lenders to form the backbone of the market while the government plays a more limited role. speaking in phoenix, ariz., he backed a plan to end the firms fannie mae and freddie mac in the effort to avoid another crisis. >> one thing we can do to make sure this doesn't happen again is to wind down these companies that are not really government but private-sector. they are known as freddie mac and fannie mae. for too long, these companies were allowed to make huge profits, buying mortgages, knowing that if their bets when that, taxpayers would be left holding the bag. was a heads we win, tails you lose. it was wrong. along with what happened on wealth -- wall street, it help to inflate this bubble. t
LINKTV
Aug 8, 2013 8:00am PDT
country, we of value weight it and try to work with them. they didn't do that with us. in some ways it is reflective of underlying challenges we have had with russia lately. >> president obama also responded to the growing controversy over the wide ranging nsa surveillance programs that edward snowden has revealed. >> a lot of these programs were put in place before i came in. i had some skepticism and i think we should have healthy skepticism about what government is doing. i had the programs reviewed and putting additional safeguards to make sure there is federal court oversight as well as congressional oversight, that there is no spying on americans. we don't have a domestic spying program. what we do have are some mechanisms where we can track a phone number or e-mail address that we know is connected to some sort of terrorist threat. >> edward snowden's father says he believes president clinton will continue to stand firm in the face of pressure from the obama administration to hand --r his son whom the name president vladimir putin will continue to stand firm in the face of press
LINKTV
Aug 5, 2013 8:00am PDT
controversial. . we understand that. very important. there are what lead us to have or allow us to have the ability to gather this chatter that i refer to. if we did not have these programs, then we simply would not be able to listen in on the bad guys. the 702ay, it is program that has allowed us to pick up on this chatter. that is the program that allows us to listen overseas, not on domestic soil, but overseas. >> opponents of the nsa sweeping program held action sunday. the group protested in several u.s. cities on what it dubbed 1984 date. the group held its first run a protest on july 4. in a ran, hasan rouhani took the presidential oath of office replacing outgoing president ahmadinejad. he is seen as a moderate who could pave the way for talks disputedds i --ran's nuclear program. the focused on the country's oil exports, enforcing sanctions. he called for an end to the sanctions. >> interactions based on equal footing and cooperation will be the basis of our relations with other countries. on this basis, proportionate to the behavior and approach of the other side, in view of i
LINKTV
Aug 16, 2013 8:00am PDT
america? we look at how u.s. allies in yemen used a child the place electronic chips on the man he considered to be his surrogate father. days later, the man was killed in u.s. drone strike. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. brotherhoode muslim has called on supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi to join the nationwide day of rage today to protest the killings of hundreds of people in a crackdown that began with raids on two cairo sit ins. according to the health ministry, the death toll from wednesday's violence has risen to 638 with thousands more wounded. on thursday, the government authorized security forces to use live ammunition to defend themselves and public buildings. president obama responded to the situation in egypt from martha's vineyard where he is on vacation . he condemned the violence, but stopped short of calling it a coup or announcing cuts to the $1.5 billion in aid to egypt's military. >> while we want to sustain our relationship with egypt, our traditional cooperation cann
LINKTV
Aug 15, 2013 3:00pm PDT
brotherhood says the death toll may top 2000. police and troops used bulldozers, tear gas, and live ammunition to clear out the cairo students. members of the muslim brotherhood responded by storming and torching police stations. 43 police officers were reportedly killed. wednesday marked the third mass killing of islamist demonstrators since morsi was deposed six weeks ago three at egypt's army installed government declared a month-long state of emergency and imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on the capital cairo and 10 other provinces. in the interim vice president hoursd elbaradei resigned after the crackdown began saying the conflict should have been resolved by peaceful means. said westerny leon allies warned egypt's military leaders against using force to crush the protests. leon said -- >> international response has been mixed. john kerry condemned the violence, but the obama administration announced no moves to cut someone -- cut money to the egyptian military. the turkish prime minister called on thursday for the un security council to convened quickly and act after what he des
WHUT
Aug 12, 2013 6:00pm EDT
use their power not for any party, not for any promises or pandering, but in a way that builds power for people of color, poor people in the state of florida. >> a new report said shares in oklahoma spied on a training camp for activists protesting .gainst the tar sands were pulledpants over even before they reached the site. two law enforcement officers infiltrated the resistance camp and wrote a detailed summary about the people there. according to a report published today, the infiltration is part of a wider pattern of surveillance by government officials who routinely share information with transcanada, the firm behind the keystone xl pipeline. a federal judge has denied a request for compassionate release four jailed civil rights attorney lynne stewart, who is dying from fourth stage breast cancer. she has served four years of a 10-year prison sentence for distributing press releases on behalf of her trial -- her client. her releaseested by loved ones. he has said that she was not sick enough. since then, her doctors have said that she has 18 months to live. and judge koeltl sai
WHUT
Aug 19, 2013 6:00pm EDT
presupuestario. y tiene que caminar una cuerda floja sobre inmigraciÓn. >>> es importante que el presidente use su plataforma para elevar la importancia de resolver el problema migratorio pero sin ser Él el blanco o la estrella de la conversaciÓn. porque eso abre la posibilidad de simplemente, hacer esto, una pelea polÍtica. >>> la casa blanca, nos dijo hoy, que no cree que el presidente tenga que ta sarr su capital polÍtico en un solo asunto. >>> vemos el problema en la reforma mi dpgratoria como parte la estrategia. hablan de la inmigraciÓn como un beneficio econÓmico no son temas que compiten uno con otro. >>> agrega que el mandatario impulsara el tema en las prÓximas semanas. >>> los activistas esperan mÁs aÚn >>> la verdad, esperamos que el presidente responda. esperamos ver una serie de iniciativas creativas. la acciÓn diferida que otorgÓ a los dreamers. los republicanos no estÁn dispuestos a ceder. el viernes pasado, su comitÉ nacional, aprobÓ una resolucion que considera otorgar permiso de trabajos temporales. a millÓnes de in doblidocumentan paso a la legislaciÓn. >>> a
LINKTV
Aug 2, 2013 3:00pm PDT
quote >> if we accept the premise it is ok for government to lie to us or for one branch of the government to lie to another branch of government in order to protect our public safety, then we have crossed the threshold. we cannot accept it is ok for government to lie to us to protect us. >> we can't turn into a surveillance state, trying to conductthese kinds of that we all know is improper and probably illegal. you sense something very
LINKTV
Aug 2, 2013 3:00pm PDT
quote , to the senate, to tell us this program did not exist. yet last week, we had the head of the nsa here lobbying to fund the program. what we need is more oversight. maintain theoth program doesn't exist or tell us lies in congress, then ask us for funding. specifically what we need is more visibility into the fisa court rulings. we understand the need for
LINKTV
Aug 2, 2013 8:00am PDT
quote for government to lie to us or for one branch of the government to lie to another branch of government in order to protect our public safety, then we have crossed the threshold. we cannot accept it is ok for government to lie to us to protect us.
LINKTV
Aug 2, 2013 3:00pm PDT
quote inadvertently, he has revealed to us a whole area of secrecy and activity with telephone collections and other things that are now being
LINKTV
Aug 6, 2013 3:00pm PDT
, or give me my money back. >> we will look at how richmond, california is planning to use eminent domain to help fight the foreclosure crisis. we will speak to laura gottesdiener, author of the new book, "a dream foreclosed: black america and the fight for a place to call home." first, we look at the national security agency and the u.s. drug enforcement administration. dea agents are using intelligence gathered by the nsa to investigate americans and then being order to cover it up. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. jeff bezos is buying the washington post, one of the leading newspapers in the country. the amazon.com founder and chief executive is one of the wealthiest people in the united states. he will pay $250 million for the post and a number of , less than one percent of his wealth, which is estimated at more than 28 billion dollars. he is a friend of donald graham, chief effective of the washington post company, whose family has owned the newspaper for eight decades. over the past the gate,
LINKTV
Aug 13, 2013 3:00pm PDT
. federalstoric move, a judge has ruled the stop and frisk rules used by new york city are unconstitutional. shira scheindlin wrote that police have a policy of racial profiling, leading them to stop blacks and latinos who would not have been otherwise stop if they were white. attorney general eric holder has officially unveiled a major policy shift to help certain low-level drug offenders avoid harsh mandatory minimum prison sentences. in an address to the american bar association, he address the issue of mass incarceration, noting that it houses a quarter of the world's prisoners. among other changes, he touted an expansion of the compassionate release program for some elderly prisoners and announced a review of racial sentencing disparities, citing a recent study that cited black men received senses 20% longer than white men convicted of the same crimes. >> vicious cycle of poverty, criminality, and incarceration weakens to many communities. many aspects of our criminal justice system exacerbates these problems rather than alleviate them. it is clear that as we come together, too many am
LINKTV
Aug 1, 2013 8:00am PDT
notional tool for the nbi to use against the fbi to say your father is on the aircraft, what are you come talk to him, i wasn't interested in that area did i wanted there to be valued to my son and i hope you're watching. your family is well and we love you. we hope you're healthy. we hope you are well. i hope to see you soon. but most of all, i want you to be safe. >> edward snowden has been issued travel papers and has left the moscow airport. egypt's interim government has authorized a new crackdown a protest backing houston president mohammed morsi. wednesday, the government about gradual steps to remove crowd set of occupy the squares and call for morsi's return. protests continued overnight. the u.s. and pakistan have agreed to reestablish a full partnership damaged by rifts over u.s. drone strikes in the 2011 nato attack that killed 24 pakistani soldiers. john kerry spoke today after talks with pakistani prime minister. >> i am pleased to announce today very quickly we were able to agree to a resumption of the strategic dialogue in order to foster deeper, broader, and more con
LINKTV
Aug 12, 2013 3:00pm PDT
change allows operatives to search for communications using names or other identifying information. the article was published hours before president obama held a news conference to announce a series of reforms related to the nsa spy programs. >> it is not about me as president having confidence in these programs. the american people need confidence in them as well. that is why i have consulted members of congress. i have passed the privacy and civil liberties oversight board to review where our counter- terrorism efforts and our values come into tension, and i have asked my national security team to be more aware of laws and practices. we will have more on the nsa after headlines. scores of people are dead and hundreds are wounded following a weekend of violence in iraq. a series of bombings aimed at shiites killed dozens of people over the weekend. families were celebrating eid- al-fitr, which marks the end of ramadan. according to a private monitoring group, an al qaeda affiliate has claimed responsibility for the bombings. on sunday, at least seven people died. three u.s. soldie
WHUT
Aug 9, 2013 6:00pm EDT
the medical uses of marijuana. >> i have apologized for some of the earlier reporting because i think we had been terribly and systematically misled in this country for some time and i did part of that misleading. i did not look far or deep enough or look at labs in other countries doing some incredible research or listen to the people who said not only does marijuana work for me, it is the only thing that works for me. i took the dea at their word when they said it was a scheduled i substance and has no other applications. >> native americans and environmental us try to block a massive truck carrying refining equipment to the tar sands mining area in canada and at least 20 people have been arrested in idaho. on tuesday night, hundreds of protests formed a human blockade to stop the mega-load. story weow-up to a reported thursday, federal judge hinted he may lack jurisdiction to grant attorney lynne stewart's request for compassionate release from federal prison so she can die from cancer at home surrounded by her family. her present position estimates she is less than 18 months
WHUT
Aug 16, 2013 6:00pm EDT
, fue acusado de golpea a dos veteranos de la grra de ir, y us el taser, en su hotel, y tambiÉn le rompiÓ la fuerde servicio, y en el 2011 dio de positivo en a prueba de drogas, dijo que tomÓ una pastilla para el dolor, fue suspendido por 16 aÑos, y tambiÉn en ese aÑo, estuvo involucrado en un escÁndalo, por trajaron, la policÍa joue no incidente el del adolescente investaciÓ lechos se producen en el contextoe un departamento de policÍa que enentÓ serias criticas. >>> el departamento de miami beach es reconocido por los abusos de personas que van allÁ, particularmente la comunidad afroamericana. >>> en los Últimos 7 aÑos, el cuerpo policiaco enfrentÓ dos investigaciones federales, la mÁs reciente del departamento de justicia, jo que el uso exceso de frza porparte de los agentes ocasionÓ muertes que pudieron haberse evitado. >>> apar de estas investigable, la picÍa estu inmea en escÁndalos, agentes ebrios, abuso de autoridad, y superiores que no dieron la talla, alberto millan fue abogado de la policÍa de miami dade, y representa a uniformados, dijo que la policÍ
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